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Mental Health Nurse

Band 5

Main area
Mental Health
Band 5
37.5 hours per week
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Ipswich, Suffolk
£22,128 - £28,746 gross per annum
03/06/2018 23:59

Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust provides child and adult mental health services, alcohol treatment, learning disability, wellbeing and eating disorder services across Norfolk and Suffolk.

We are committed to delivering quality driven mental health services. Every individual makes a valuable contribution. We are proud of our staff who have been commended for the care they provide. Do you value working positively, respectfully and together? If so, we’d love you to join us!

Please follow this link to find out more in our Employee Handbook

Employee Handbook

Please read the job description/person specification carefully and ensure your application reflects the knowledge, skills and experience needed.

It is important that you complete a formal application form as CV’s alone will not be accepted.

TWITTER - The Trust now has it's own Twitter account for recruitment. Follow us on @NSFTjobs

PLEASE NOTE: If you use a hotmail, msn or yahoo e-mail account, you will need to check your "junk" mail regularly as these email providers will divert any communication from this Trust straight into your " junk" inbox.


We are looking for enthusiastic Band 5 registered mental health practitioners, including final year Mental Health students to join our multi-disciplinary teams in making a difference in an exciting and rewarding environment. Successful applicants will be excellent communicators, self-motivated and committed to delivering a high standard of care. Part of your role will be to work as part of our innovative, award winning, forensic mental health team. The team work collaboratively with the patients in the development of all aspects of the recovery pathways and in alignment with restrictions placed upon the patients from the ministry of justice.

Have a look at our trust website to find out more about secure services and the work we do at Foxhall House.

In Ipswich, Suffolk you will find a vibrant and historic market and some of the most beautiful villages in the country. Our town offers an impressive mix of stylish restaurants, cafes, theatres, cinemas, clubs and bars. The nightlife is excellent and the shopping experience first class, with a superb range of independent shops and boutiques.

External Applicants Only - This post compromises a one-off recruitment premium. Should you be successful, the details will be stipulated in your offer letter. Employees leaving the post within 12 months will be required to reimburse the full value of the premium.

For further information on Foxhall House, the team and what it is like to work with this award winning team, please contact: -

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Lindsay Sadler

Clinical Team Leader